Business Academy Aarhus

Business Academy Aarhus develops and offers practice-orientated higher education programmes primarily for the private business sector, and our main goal is to enable students to get a job.

Bachelor's programmes

Arts, Design & Architecture (1)
Business & Management (1)



Business Academy Aarhus was founded on 1 January 2009 and was the first School of Applied Sciences to be awarded positive accreditation in Denmark. 


The programmes combine theory with practice. Business Academy Aarhus prioritise small classes, group work, project work, cooperation with trade and industry, realistic cases and compulsory internships. As we work so closely with the business community, we learn and benefit from one another.


Developing and completing our programmes must create value for students and companies alike. Therefore, we focus on using our competencies in specific research and innovation projects in collaboration with partner companies.


  • At the Career Centre, you’ll get inspiration and sparring when you need to clarify and actualise your internship, job and career plans. From the start to the finish of your programme, you are welcome to come to the Career Centre for either individual counselling or courses for groups of students.
  • You’ll get help with creating an overview of your internship and career opportunities as well as concrete tools to help you achieve your goals. They offer, among other things, courses in writing good applications and CVs – and will help you practice for internship and job interviews.

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Student services

Most of the programmes at the Academy have their own Student Council. The Student Council allows you to have a say on your programme and organises social activities across classes. Each class elects two representatives to represent them in the Student Council. The Student Council works closely with the interdisciplinary Academy Council.

Housing services

Business Academy Aarhus is unfortunately not able to offer housing as we do not have any dormitories. However, you can apply for housing via Student Housing Aarhus, which administers residences for students across Aarhus.

Library services

The library is above the canteen area at Sønderhøj 30. The library offers a wide range of books, journals and magazines, papers and online subscriptions.  In addition to this, the librarians teach data collection and information searches which will be needed for your projects.

Student Life

Campus life

  • One of the world's smallest big cities - with everything a city needs.
  • There is always something to experience in Aarhus.
  • Live music festivals and events are organised throughout the year, a fascinating nightlife is available, beautiful beaches abound, amazing forests to explore, and warm cosy restaurants, cafes and pubs to go to when you feel hungry or simply just because you want to enjoy your café latte.

Student Reviews

Great university & studies
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

At the university, you could study both English and Danish, which was great. The studies were difficult but at the same time rewarding, I gained a lot of practical skills and knowledge that helped me get the job I wanted.

great place to be
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

I love Danish educational system. I feel like I gained ton of practical - real life knwoledge and experience. Teachers are knowledgable and friendlz, always there to help. Moreover, the school equipment is amazing and offers everything student might need. One more thing to mention is student life and socializing is at high level.

Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

Choosing the Business Academy Aarhus is one of the best decisions I've made in my life. Programme is 50:50 theory and practice, proffers are extremely friendly and professional. Classes are held in a classroom with small amount of people which allows better interaction between professor and students. Classrooms are full of international students form all around the Europe...


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